Food Recall Warning - Georgian Bay brand Vodka may be unsafe due to high alcohol content

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OTTAWA, March 2, 2017 /CNW/ - The Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO) is recalling Georgian Bay brand Vodka from the marketplace due to high alcohol content. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.

This recall was initiated after the discovery that, during production, one batch was bottled before correct dilution to achieve the stated 40% alcohol content by volume. As a result, the affected batch has alcohol content by volume of 81%. 

The following product has been sold in Ontario.

Recalled product

Brand

Product

Size

UPC

Codes

Georgian Bay

Vodka

750 mL

6 27843 36216 6

Batch 19

 

What you should do

Check to see if you have recalled product in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

Background

This recall was triggered by the company. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled product from the marketplace.

Illnesses

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.

More information

 

SOURCE Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)

For further information: Media enquiries: Christine Bujold, LCBO Media Relations Co-ordinator, Telephone: 416-864-6772, Cell: 416-587-3729, christine.bujold@lcbo.com; Keeley Rogers, LCBO Media Relations Co-ordinator, Telephone: 416-864-6875, Cell: 647-339-5428, keeley.rogers@lcbo.com; CFIA Media Relations, 613-773-6600

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